Recent studies of supported employment offer further evidence
for its role in helping individuals with schizophrenia obtain competitive
employment, earn more wages, and work more hours (36–38).
Employment outcomes are better when there is greater fidelity to
the supported employment model (39–41). Recent studies
of supported employment have focused on improving long-term job
retention and economic independence by augmenting supported employment
with cognitive remediation (42,43), social skills training (44,45), and CBT (46,47).